The FACC’s annual black-tie gala is held each spring in the presence of the Ambassador of France and other bi-national dignitaries. Nearly 300 guests regularly participate: members and non-members alike.
2016: Celebrating Women & Innovation- View web page
2013: The Dordogne Region of France - in the presence of Mr. Bernard Cazeau, Senator and President of the Council General of the Dordogne (Photos)
2012: 20th Anniversary Event celebrating all past honorees
2011: Irene Rosenfeld, Chairman and CEO, Kraft Foods
2010: Hervé de la Vauvre, CEO & Worldwide President, Griffith Laboratories (Photos)
2009: Pierre-Antoine Gailly, President of UCCIFE, Vice Chairman and Treasurer of Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris
2008: Philippe Chalmin, Chairman of Cyclope and Professor at the University of Paris-Dauphine, Sponsored by Veolia Environnement
2007: John Bliven, Managing Director, High Voltage Products, AREVA T&D
2006: Luc Godtler, CEO, Inter Action Consultants, Corp. and Michel Moulin, CEO, S.K. Hand Tool Corporation
2005: Jeffrey Joerres, Chairman & CEO, Manpower Inc.
2004: Yves Galland, President, Boeing France
2003: Maurice Lévy, Chairman & CEO, Publicis Groupe S.A.
2002: Marc Onetto, Vice President and General Manager, Global Supply Chain, G.E. Medical Systems
2001: Jim Skinner, President Europe, McDonald’s Corporation
2000: Christian Maurin, Chairman President & CEO, Nalco Chemical Company
1999: Samir G. Gibara, Chairman President & CEO, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
1998: Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, Owner, Château Mouton Rothschild
1997: John H. Bryan, Chairman, & CEO, The Sara Lee Corporation
1996: Jean-Pierre Rosso, Chairman, President & CEO, Case Corporation
1995: Didier Varlet, President & CEO, Indosuez Carr Futures Inc.
1994: François J. Castaing, Vice President, Vehicle Engineering, Chrysler Corporation
1993: Charles W. Denny, President & CEO, Schneider North America and Square D Company
1992: The French-American Chamber of Commerce – Chicago Chapter
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